In from the margins: a call to action on poverty, housing and homelessness

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Pauvreté, logement, itinérance : les trois fronts de la lutte contre l’exclusion
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The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology
Parliament of Canada
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Ottawa ON

Senate report based on the testimony from a myriad of expert witnesses, site visits, roundtables and from those living in poverty and homelessness. Concludes that "far too many Canadians living in cities live below any measure of the poverty line; that too many people struggle to find and maintain affordable housing; and that an increasing number of Canadians are homeless". Finds that despite the thoughtful efforts and many promising practices of governments’, the private sector, and community organizations, that are helping many Canadians, the system that is intended to lift people out of poverty is substantially broken, often entraps people in poverty, and needs an overhaul. Includes 72 recommendations for action on poverty and homelessness.

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Includes bibliographical references.